Master of Arts in Science Teaching

This master’s program is unique in that it focuses solely on science education. 

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The Master of Arts in Science Teaching (MAST) graduate program can be taken on either a part-time or full-time basis.

Please choose the appropriate option for more information.

 

Part-time

Allows you to continue teaching in the classroom while focusing on improving practice and content knowledge. Available on campus and online through video conferencing.

 

Full-time

Allows you to immerse yourself in your studies here on the Flagstaff, Arizona campus while taking a full assortment of graduate-level science courses. Graduate research assistantships are available to help fund your education.


The MAST degree is a rigorous continuing education program designed for practicing teachers to deepen their knowledge of the content and to enhance their classroom practice through a focus on research-based teaching strategies that make science accessible to learners. The program is unique in that it focuses solely on science education allowing students to be part of a supportive cohort of high-achieving science teachers taught by faculty who specialize and conduct research in science education. We strive to provide a cutting-edge, high-quality program that will utilize your professional experiences and build upon your content knowledge to become a highly effective secondary science teacher and leader.


If you are unsure which option is right for you, contact the lead faculty advisor:

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Ron Gray, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Science Education
Bldg. 36, Rm. 526
928-523-3618
Email: Ron.Gray@nau.edu